sleep away

sleep something away

to spend or waste a specific period of time sleeping. You can't sleep the whole day away! Jim slept away his whole vacation.
See also: away, sleep
References in classic literature ?
He meant to go to bed and try to sleep away these wretched doubts and questionings.
Sleep away peacefully, and remember that before we go we shall leave you a nice fat chicken all ready for your breakfast in the morning.
He made her promise that she would not sleep away from the house, or be out late in the evening, while he was gone.
Instead, his thoughts ran riot in his brain, driving sleep away.
And when I doze over that, I beat my head with my knuckles in order to drive sleep away.
Sikes, meanwhile, flinging himself on the bed, and composing himself to sleep away the time until the young lady's return.
Do you not observe that these athletes sleep away their lives, and are liable to most dangerous illnesses if they depart, in ever so slight a degree, from their customary regimen?
She threw herself on her bed, with a sullen impulse to sleep away the time.
And now, good-night; go to your rooms, and try to sleep away all recollections of this evening.
I also think traditional sleep away camp is really good for kids to gain independence so that they are learning how to do things themselves.
The issue I am x-raying took sleep away from his eyes and ended up getting him restless.
Most folks recognize that cats are nighttime creatures which clarifies why they choose to play at night and sleep away their day.
Now that Friday is already one sleep away, why don't you reward yourself with some binge-watching this weekend?
Fright night might be just one sleep away but we're opting out of the garish face paint and coating our nails and lips with something much more flattering.